CMS Subjects: Current Schedule and Full List

Spring 2021 Schedule: CMS
For a complete list of CMS subjects, including electives from other departments, see: CMS Full Subject ListComplete List of CMS Undergraduate and Graduate Classes

Subject and Title Instructor Schedule Method

CMS.100 Introduction to Media Studies (L01)

J. Reich TR10-11:30 Virtual  
CMS.100 Introduction to Media Studies (L02) P. Roquet MW2-3:30 Virtual
CMS.301 Introduction to Videogame Methods

M. Jakobsson

S. Verrilli

TR 11-12:30 Virtual
CMS.334 South Asian America V. Bald T7-10 Virtual
CMS.339/CMS.839 Virtual Reality S. Rodriguez M12-3 Virtual
CMS.356 Advertising and Media J. Wang MW7-8:30 Virtual
CMS.361/861 Networked Social Movements L. Partain TR10:30-12 Virtual
CMS.375/875 Reading Climate Through Media J. Paradis T7-10 Virtual
CMS.400 Media Systems & Texts J. Picker TR11-12 :30 Virtual
CMS.405 Visual Studies K. Fendt MW2-3:30 Virtual
CMS. 587 Intro to Education

M. Thompson

J. Gardony

TR2:30-4 Virtual
CMS.590/863 Design & Development of Games for Learning (L01) E. Klopfer TR1-2:30 Virtual
CMS.590/863 Design & Development of Games for Learning (L02) E. Gordon TR1-2:30 Virtual
CMS.593 Educational Theory & Practice III G. Schwanbeck TR4-5:30 Virtual
CMS.611 Creating Video Games Game Lab TR2-5 Virtual
CMS.614/867 Network Cultures T.L. Taylor TR3:30-5 Virtual
CMS.615/815 Games For Social Change E. Gordon MW10:30-12 Virtual
CMS.621/821 Fans & Fan Cultures E. Schiappa MW9-10:30 Virtual
CMS.636/855 Extending the Museum K. Fendt TR2-3:30 Virtual
CMS.701/901 Current Debates in Media L. Partain W2-5 Virtual
CMS.791 Media Theory & Methods II V. Bald M4-7 Virtual
CMS.842 Playful & Social Interaction Design Exploration M. Jakobsson W7-10 Virtual
CMS.844 Exploratory Programming N. Montfort

Lec: T9-12

Lab: W1-2

CMS.990 Colloquium in Comparative Media   R5-7 Virtual

4.341/4.342 Introduction to Photography and Related Media L. Baladi TR2-5 Virtual
4.354/4.355 Introduction to Video and Related Media  J. Friedman MW9.30-12.30 In person not required
4.373/374 Advanced Projects in Arts, Culture & Technology T. Putrih TR9:30-12:30 Virtual
4.602 Modern Art & Mass Culture W. Lockett

Lec: MW9:30-11

Rec: W12 or F12

21A.500/STS.075 Technology & Culture L. Bonilla F11-1 Virtual
21G.038 China in the News: Untold Stories J. Wang MW3:30-5 Virtual
21L.011 Introduction to Film Studies A. Svenson

Lec: T3:305

Lab: M710

Rec: R3 or R4

21L.021 Comedy W. Kelley MW11-12:30 Virtual
21L.434 Science Fiction and Fantasy L. Finch MW11-12:30 Virtual
21L.706/CMS.830 Studies in Film E. Brinkema MW9:30-11 Virtual
Subject Number Subject Name HASS, CI-H/M
Course CMS – Comparative Media Studies
CMS.100   Introduction to Media Studies HASS-H, CI-H
CMS.300 CMS.841 Intro to Videogame Studies  HASS-H
CMS.301   Introduction to Game Design Methods HASS-A
CMS.307 CMS.807 Critical Worldbuilding HASS-A
CMS.308 CMS.808 The Visual Story: Graphic Novel, Type to Tablet HASS-E
CMS.309/ 21W.763 CMS.809 Transmedia Storytelling: Modern Sci-Fi HASS-A
CMS.311/21F.055   Media in Weimar and Nazi Germany HASS-H
CMS.313 CMS.813 Silent Film  HASS-H
CMS.314/ 21W.753 CMS.814 Phantasmal Media: Theory and Practice  HASS-A
CMS.333/ ES.333   Production of Educational Videos: Skills for Communicating Academic and Professional Content HASS-E
CMS.334/ 21W.788   South Asian America: Transnational Media, Culture, and History  HASS-H
CMS.335/21W.790 21W.890 Short Attention Span Documentary HASS-A
CMS.336/ 21W.786 CMS.836 The Social Documentary  HASS-A
CMS.338 CMS.838 Innovation in Documentary: Technologies and Techniques  HASS-A
CMS.339 CMS.839 Virtual Reality and Immersive Media Production HASS-A
CMS.350/ 21W.737 CMS.850 Topics and Methods in 21st-Century Journalism  HASS-E
CMS.360 CMS.860 Intro to Civic Media  HASS-H
CMS.361 CMS.861 Networked Social Movements: Media and Mobilization  HASS-S
CMS.362 CMS.862 Civic Media Collaborative Design Studio  HASS-S
CMS.376 CMS.876 History of Media and Technology HASS-H, CI-H
CMS.400   Media Systems and Texts HASS-H, CI-M
CMS.405   Visual Design HASS-H, CI-M
CMS.407   Sound Studies HASS-H, CI-M
CMS.586/11.124   Introduction to Education: Looking Forward and Looking Back on Education HASS-S
CMS.587/11.125   Introduction to Education: Understanding and Evaluating Education HASS-S
11.127J / CMS.590J 11.252J / CMS.863J Design and Development of Games for Learning HASS-H
CMS.591/11.129   Educational Theory and Practice I  
CMS.592/11.130   Educational Theory and Practice II  
CMS.593/11.131   Educational Theory and Practice III HASS-S
CMS.594 CMS.894 Education Technology Studio HASS-S
CMS.595 CMS.895 Learning, Media, and Technology HASS-S
CMS.603 CMS.995 Independent Study  
CMS.605 CMS.606 Media Internship  
CMS.608 CMS.864 Game Design HASS-A
CMS.609J /21W.764J CMS.846 The Word Made Digital HASS-A
CMS.610 CMS.922 Media Industries and Systems: The Art, Science and Business of Games HASS-S
CMS.611/6.073   Creating Videogames HASS-A
CMS.614/ 21W.791 CMS.867 Network Cultures HASS-H
CMS.615 CMS.815 Games for Social Change HASS-H
CMS.616/21W.768 CMS.868 Games and Culture HASS-S
CMS.617   Advanced Games Studio HASS-A
CMS.618/21W.765 CMS.845 Interactive Narrative HASS-A
CMS.619/ WGS.111   Gender and Media Studies HASS-H
CMS.627 CMS.827 Imagination, Computation and Expression Studio HASS-A
CMS.628 CMS.828 Advanced Identity Representation HASS-A
CMS.631 CMS.831 Data Storytelling Studio HASS-A
CMS.633 CMS.833 Digital Humanities: Topics, Techniques, and Technologies HASS-H
CMS.634 CMS.834 Designing Interactions: Media and Mobile Technologies HASS-E
CMS.635 CMS.835 Designing Active Archives HASS-H
CMS.636 CMS.855 Extending the Museum HASS-H
CMS.701 CMS.901 Current Debates in Media HASS-H, CI-M
  CMS.842 Playful and Social Interaction Design Exploration  
  CMS.844 Exploratory Programming for the Arts and Humanities  
  CMS.848 Apocalyptic Storytelling  
CMS.S60 CMS.S96 Special Subject: CMS  
CMS.S61 CMS.S97 Special Subject: CMS  
CMS.S62 CMS.S98 Special Subject: CMS  
CMS.S63 CMS.S99 Special Subject: CMS  
CMS.THT   Comparative Media Studies Pre-Thesis Tutorial  
CMS.THU   Undergraduate Thesis in Comparative Media Studies  
CMS.URG / CMS.UR   Research in Comparative Media Studies (UROP)  
Course 4 – Architecture
4.341   Introduction to Photography and Related Media HASS-A
4.352 4.353 Advanced Video and Related Media HASS-A
4.354 4.355 Introduction to Video and Related Media HASS-A
4.373 4.374 Advanced Projects in Visual Arts HASS-A
4.602   Modern Art and Mass Culture HASS-A, CI-H
Course 21A – Anthropology
21A.500J / STS.075J   Technology and Culture HASS-S
21A.502   Fun and Games: Cross-Cultural Perspectives HASS-S
21A.503/ 24.913/ STS.070   Language and Technology HASS-S
21A.505 / STS.065   The Anthropology of Sound HASS-S
21A.508   Anthropology Through Speculative Fiction HASS-S
21A.550/ STS.064   DV Lab: Documenting Science through Video and New Media HASS-S
Course 21G – Global Studies and Languages
21G.011   Topics in Indian Popular Culture HASS-H, CI-H
21G.030/ WGS.236   Introduction to East Asian Cultures: From Zen to K-Pop HASS-H
21G.036 / CMS.356 CMS.888 Advertising and Media: Comparative Perspectives  HASS-H
21G.038 CMS.888 China in the News: The Untold Stories HASS-H
21G.039/ 21A.143   Gender and Japanese Popular Culture HASS-H
21G.046   Modern Chinese Fiction and Cinema HASS-H, CI-H
21G.052   French Film Classics HASS-H
21G.063   Anime: Transnational Media and Culture HASS-H
21G.065/ 21A.142   Japanese Literature and Cinema HASS-H, CI-H
Course 21H – History
21H.214   War and American Society HASS-H
21H.315   American Consumer Culture HASS-H
Course 21L – Literature
21L.011   The Film Experience HASS-A, CI-H
21L.012   Forms of Western Narrative HASS-H, CI-H
21L.021   Comedy HASS-H, CI-H
21L.430 SP.492, CMS.920 Popular Culture and Narrative HASS-H
21L.432 CMS.915 Understanding Television HASS-H
21L.433   Film Styles and Genres HASS-H
21L.434   Science Fiction and Fantasy HASS-H
21L.435 CMS.840 Literature and Film HASS-H
21L.486   Modern Drama HASS-H
21L.706 CMS.830 Studies in Film HASS-H, CI-M
21L.707   Problems in Cultural Interpretation HASS-H
21L.715 CMS.871 Media in Cultural Context HASS-H
Course 21M – Music and Theater Arts
21M.283   The Musical HASS-A
21M.284 CMS.925 Film Music HASS-A
21M.624   Acting with the Camera HASS-A
21M.840 21M.841 Performance Media HASS-A
21M.846 21M.847 Topics in Performance Studies HASS-A
Course 21W – Writing
21W.744   The Art of Comic Book Writing HASS-A
21W.749 CMS.935 Documentary Photography and Photojournalism: Still Images in a World of Motion HASS-A
21W.752 21W.824 Making Documentary: Audio, Video and More HASS-A
21W.787 CMS.837 Film, Music, and Social Change: Intersections of Media and Society HASS-H
21W.789   Communicating with Mobile Technology HASS-H, CI-H
Course MAS – Media Arts and Sciences
MAS.110   Fundamentals of Computational Media Design HASS-A, CI-H
Course STS – Science, Technology, and Society
STS.008   Technology and Experience HASS-S, CI-H
STS.056   Science on Screen HASS-A
STS.085, 6.805 STS.487 Foundations of Information Policy HASS-S

Graduate Requirements

  CMS.790 Media Theories and Methods I  
  CMS.791 Media Theories and Methods II  
  CMS.796 Major Media Texts  
  CMS.801 Media in Transition  
  CMS.950 Workshop I  
  CMS.951 Workshop II  
  CMS.990 Colloquium in Comparative Media